Long Walk Original Manuscript (Image #583) - Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
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Title: Long Walk Original Manuscript (Image #583)
Transcript: 6. The political organisations which were represented in the Single Cell Sections between 1964 and 1965 were apart from the Congress movement, SWAPO, PAC, NLF and (APDUSA?) and Liberal Party, but the total number of prisoners here has at no time exceeded 34. For a brief period the Namibians and the ANC group of Benjamin Ramotsi and 7 others were brought here and later removed to the D Section. The overwhelming majority of prisoners on the Island consist of members of the ANC and PAC and are kept in what is known as the Main Section.
(A) Toivo Ja Toivo is the only Namibian in this section.
(B) Amongst the members of the PAC who have been here are Zephania Mothopeng, Selby Ngedane, Mlamli Makwetu, Kwedie Mkalipi, Dlevalile Ganya and Japhta Masemolo and John Nyati Pokela.
(C) Edward Joseph Daniels is the only member of the Liberal Party who is here and was sentenced for committing acts of sabotage as a member of ARM.
(D) The NLF was a breakaway group from APDUSA and ideoligically had the same outlook as NEUM/APDUSA. They had only 7 members and 6 on the Island, 5 of whom were in the Singel Cells and 2 in the Main Section. They dissolved before being discharged in 1973.
(E) Later we were joined by Louis Mtshizana of NEUM and in 1973 by 5 other members of this
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